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Choral music by
Ferenc Farkas -
heard by
GERALD FENECH

'... performances have a solemn dignity ...'

Ferenc Farkas: Choral Music - Ascolta / Broadbent. © 2015 Toccata Classics

Ferenc Farkas (1905-2000) can be regarded as the Hungarian Havergal Brian. Both lived well into their nineties, had a huge output, and were, for decades, contemporaries. Maybe the only difference is that Brian excelled in the symphonic genre, while Farkas is considered a champion of choral music. In his youth, Farkas was already keenly interested in church music, and in Rome (1929-1931) he attended the choral lessons given by Raffaele Casimiri, the editor of Palestrina's works...

Copyright © 19 January 2016 Gerald Fenech,
Gzira, Malta

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FERENC FARKAS: CHORAL MUSIC

FERENC FARKAS

HUNGARY

CHORAL MUSIC

TOCCATA CLASSICS

LONDON

ENGLAND

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